Tagged: demohour

FlyingV: The Largest Crowdfunding Platform in Asia

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Recently during a trip to Southeast Asia I had the opportunity to meet Tim Cheng, CEO of  FlyingV – the largest rewards based crowdfunding platform across all of Asia.  Based in Tapei, Taiwan, FlyingV was launched just over 2 years ago in 2012.  Since that time the platform has grown steadily and now has apparently… Read More

On DemoHour: OneCard Is The Chinese “Coin,” Already Fully-Funded


Edit: two cards to rule them all. Coin aims to be the “one card to rule them all,” a credit-card-sized device that can store info from and act as any credit or debit card in the owner’s wallet. The associated crowdfunding campaign is still active today, and the plan is to begin shipping Coins to… Read More

Chinese Crowdfunding Site FundingDream Preps for Launch


China has a new entrant in the crowdfunding world. FundingDream, now in public beta, is prepping for launch to join several other Asian crowdfunding platforms targeting the enormous market of mainland China.  The site lists offerings in both Chinese and English to support a wider audience.   China with a population over 1.3 Billion and… Read More

Crowdfunding fueling creative projects in China

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Selling your dreams to people who have don’t even know you? That’s exactly what’s happening in the Internet age. When Jia Yuhao, the owner of a hostel, thought about furnishing his hostel last year, he posted a fund-raising advertisement on demohour.com. Two months later, he received 146,000 yuan ($23,725) from 3,000 people who he’s never… Read More

Creativity unleashed

XIang Yao

Xiang Yao, who raised money for her cancer treatment by selling her comic books at Demohour, passed away on Friday. Photo: Courtesy of Xiang Yao   When high school student Zhang Xiaoyi designed software that allowed a user to control a Macbook laptop simply by gesturing at it with specially designed gloves, he thought his greatest… Read More

Pennies from Heaven

Demohour China

A crowd-funding website, Demohour, helps make dreams come true by helping entrepreneurs raise money, a hundred yuan at a time, Xu Jingxi reports in Guangzhou. When He Feng was a mathematics freshman at Swarthmore College in the United States, a group of warm-hearted old people in the small town raised $1,000 for the Chinese stranger… Read More